Degrees & Curriculum

The following degrees and certificates are offered as part of the Funeral Service Education program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech).

Funeral Service Education, BAS

Curriculum and Prerequisite Information

Fall Quarter - Term 1

Dept. CRS Course Title Credits Prerequisites Quarter Offered
ENGL& 315 Professional Relationships and Communication in Funeral Service 5 CMST& 220 or equivalent and admission to the BAS- FSE Program Fall
ECON& 201 Micro Economics 5 MATH 098 or MATH 099, ENGL 100 or equivalent placement scores All
FSE 320 Psychology of Death and Dying 5 PSYC& 200 or equivalent and admission to the BAS- FSE Program Fall

Total Credits: 15

Winter Quarter - Term 2

Dept. CRS Course Title Credits Prerequisites Quarter Offered
FSE 330 The Impact of Social Media and Technology on Funeral Service 5 FSE 315 Winter
FSE& 405 Creating Meaningful Moments 5 FSE 315 Winter
ACCT 275 Ethics in Business 5 ACCT 111 Winter

Total Credits: 15

Spring Quarter - Term 3

Dept. CRS Course Title Credits Prerequisites Quarter Offered
FSE 340 Sustainability of the Caretaker 5 Admission to BAS-FSE Program Spring
FSE 430 Aftercare and Bereavement Counseling 5 FSE405 Spring
STEC 351 Principles of Sustainability 5 Admission to BAS-FSE program or instructor permission Spring

Total Credits: 15

Summer Quarter - Term 4

Dept. CRS Course Title Credits Prerequisites Quarter Offered
ECON& 202 Macro Economics 5 MATH 070 or ABED 040 ENGL 092 or 093, or equivalent placement scores All
FSE 425 Mortuary Disaster Management 5 FSE 320 Summer
ENGL& 102 English Composition II 5 ENGL& 101 All

Total Credits: 15

Fall Quarter - Term 5

Dept. CRS Course Title Credits Prerequisites Quarter Offered
PSYC 324 Psychology of Organizations 5 PSYC&100 or Soc& 101 or instructor permission Fall
PUBH 301 Public Health and Global Health Fundamentals 5 Admission to BAS-FSE Program Fall
PHIL 305 Professional Ethics 5 Completion of an AAS, AAST-T, or AA degree or instructor permission Fall

Total Credits: 15

Winter Quarter - Term 6

Dept. CRS Course Title Credits Prerequisites Quarter Offered
FSE 475 Senior Capstone 5 Director Permission Winter
FSE 435 Funeral Service Leadership 5 BUSA 180 or equivalent and PSYC 324 Winter
FSE 450 Interpretation of Death in the Arts 5 FSE 330 and FSE 405 Winter

Total Credits: 15

PROGRAM Total Credits: 90